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 2022-07-01 12:11 

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Who is winning Myanmar's civil war?...

Since the coup in February 2021, Myanmar has descended into an ongoing bitter fight between the military and resistance groups. However, there are many competing assessments of the current situation on the ground....

 2022-07-01 11:07 

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Hong Kong residents mark 25th handover anniversary with resignation...

After consolidating its power over Hong Kong, Beijing has used the festivities marking the 25th handover anniversary from British rule to laud the city's "rebirth." Many Hong Kongers do not feel like celebrating....

 2022-07-01 10:54 

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Autobahn: Germany's roads to nowhere...

Germany's long love affair with its high-speed freeways could hit a dead end as calls grow to stop autobahn extensions amid the climate crisis....

 2022-07-01 10:53 

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Behind the scenes in Macron's war diplomacy...

French President Macron's long talks with Putin to avert war are the subject of analysis and even memes. So, what did they say to each other? A new documentary offers remarkable glimpses into the Elysee's war diplomacy....

 2022-07-01 10:34 

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Brittney Griner trial begins in Russia: What you need to know...

WNBA star Brittney Griner faces a trial in Moscow on drug charges. DW fills you in on her arrest, the charges she faces and her chances of returning home to the United States....

 2022-07-01 10:20 

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EU chief: Ukraine needs to give anti-corruption reforms 'teeth'...

Ursula von der Leyen said Ukraine was working well towards its goal of EU membership and needed to foster business confidence by appointing top anti-corruption officials....

 2022-07-01 10:04 

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Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as first Black woman on US Supreme Court...

With a track record for challenging abuses of presidental power, Ketanji Brown Jackson joins a diverse and divided US Supreme Court....

 2022-07-01 09:52 

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Climate change: Do we have to rethink what we eat?...

The global food system allows us to buy almost any product we want, whenever we want — often at the cost of the environment. But are we even capable of changing our eating habits?...

 2022-07-01 09:39 

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Germany's Benin Bronzes become Nigerian property...

After a century of restitution claims, Germany is transferring the ownership of 1,130 bronzes to Nigeria. A groundbreaking step in the return of colonial looted art....

 2022-07-01 09:24 

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Fact check: Does criminalization prevent abortions?...

Abortion was the subject of debate long before the fundamental right to the procedure was overturned in the United States, of course. DW checks the facts on claims made by opponents and supporters of abortion rights....

 2022-07-01 09:16 

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Fischer v. Spassky: The Cold War on a chessboard...

The 1972 World Chess Championship saw Bobby Fischer of the US challenge the Soviet Union's Boris Spassky. Fifty years later, the "Match of the Century" lives on....

 2022-07-01 09:10 

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Eurozone inflation soars to record 8.6% in June...

Inflation in the 19 countries using the euro currency has climbed to a record 8.6%. Surging energy prices amid the Ukraine war have pushed prices up....

 2022-07-01 08:14 

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India bans some plastics to tackle waste crisis...

New Delhi has imposed a federal ban on some single-use plastics in a country that generates around 4 million tons of the material every year. Offenders can net hefty fines or a five-year jail sentence....

 2022-07-01 07:16 

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Turkey blocks Deutsche Welle over licensing issues...

Turkey's media watchdog has blocked access to DW's websites after demanding it apply for a license. The German public broadcaster says it plans to take legal action against the move....

 2022-07-01 06:32 

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Opinion: Can NATO save eastern Europe?...

NATO can protect its eastern European members against a Russian attack — but not against their own internal problems. And these are an increasing threat, warns DW's Romania correspondent, Sabina Fati....

 2022-07-01 03:56 

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Hong Kong marks 25th anniversary of British handover to China...

Chinese premier Xi Jinping was in Hong Kong to celebrate 25 years of the former British colony's handover to Beijing amid heightened security and a clampdown on pro-democracy protests....

 2022-07-01 03:56 

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Hong Kong: Xi hails China's rule on handover anniversary...

Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Hong Kong to celebrate 25 years of the former British colony's handover to Beijing amid heightened security and a clampdown on pro-democracy protests....

 2022-07-01 01:54 

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Ukraine: Russian missile strike kills 10 in Odesa, official says — live updates...

Ten people were killed in Russian missile strike on Odesa apartment building, a Ukrainian official said. DW has the latest....

 2022-07-01 01:54 

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Ukraine reports fatal Russian missile strikes in Odesa region — live updates...

17 people were killed in Russian missile strikes in Odesa region, Ukrainian officials said. DW has the latest....

 2022-07-01 00:54 

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Mexican president under fire for comparing Jewish analyst with Hitler...

Mexican President Manuel Lopez Labrador has angered the Jewish community by comparing a prominent member to Hitler. It's not the first time the leftist leader has tried to smear opponents with such comparisons....

 2022-07-01 00:49 

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Opinion: Hong Kong-China: Beijing must be held accountable for its actions...

On the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover of British rule to China, Beijing's strongarm tactics against the rule of law and democracy are making life miserable for many Hongkongers, writes Chung Ching Kwong....

 2022-06-30 19:56 

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Ecuador government, Indigenous activists reach deal to end protests...

The agreement ends over a week of nationwide strikes over the cost of living that paralyzed the country....

 2022-06-30 19:54 

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France bans use of 'steak,' 'sausage' to describe vegetarian products...

Plant-based meat alternatives will have to come up with new terminology in France. The country adopted a measure banning plant-based products from using the same names as food from dead animals....

 2022-06-30 19:53 

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Russia launches drive to recruit soldiers for Ukraine war...

Russia's government needs to patch holes in the army to further its war against Ukraine. A general mobilization has not yet been declared, but efforts to recruit soldiers are being intensified — in a number of ways....

 2022-06-30 19:23 

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Cyanide spill in Turkey highlights environmental toll of mining...

Large quantities of cyanide solution have spilled into the Karasu River in Turkey after a pipe carrying cyanide exploded in a gold mine. But experts say the mine has always caused heavy environmental damage....

 2022-06-30 19:00 

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Erdogan warns Sweden, Finland that NATO accession can still be blocked...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he can still block NATO accession for Sweden and Finland if they renege on an agreement involving the extradition of 73 people....

 2022-06-30 18:47 

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Florida, Kentucky judges temporarily halt state abortion bans...

Activists and doctors have successfully had abortion bans temporarily blocked in several US states. In Florida, the presiding judge said that the state ban violated a woman's right to privacy....

 2022-06-30 16:58 

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EU consumer groups accuse Google of privacy violations...

Google uses unclear language and deceptive designs that trick users into agreeing to give up their data, EU watchdogs have said. The tech company has two other pending antitrust suits in the EU....

 2022-06-30 16:02 

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Sudan: At least 7 dead in mass protests against army rule...

Thousands of people are taking part in protests to demand the military hand over power to civilians. At least seven people were killed as security forces moved to quash the demonstrations....

 2022-06-30 15:59 

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Germany seeks 'safety first' approach to legalizing cannabis...

Germany is on the path to legalizing recreational marijuana use. Safety and public health will be top priorities in the upcoming legislation, the health minister has said....

 2022-06-30 15:50 

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Why Rwanda does not celebrate its independence day...

On July 1, Rwanda marks 60 years of independence from Belgium. Unlike other African countries that celebrate this day with pomp and festivities, independence day in Rwanda is somewhat muted....

 2022-06-30 15:50 

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Why Rwanda doesn't celebrate Independence Day...

On July 1, Rwanda marks 60 years of independence from Belgium. Unlike other African countries that celebrate with pomp and festivities, Independence Day in Rwanda is a somewhat muted affair....

 2022-06-30 15:28 

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ICC issues arrest warrants for war crimes committed during Russia-Georgia war...

The International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for three people, including two Russians, for suspected war crimes in the 2008 Russia-Georgia war....

 2022-06-30 14:54 

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Congo finally buries independence hero Patrice Lumumba...

A single tooth, all the remains of the country's first prime minister, was interred in a somber ceremony. The tooth was recently returned six decades after his death by former colonial ruler Belgium....

 2022-06-30 14:46 

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Russia 'again a threat' to Europe, Germany's Scholz says at NATO summit...

Berlin has pledged to swiftly ramp up its military capabilities. Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden announced an additional $800 million in weapons for Ukraine, saying victory against Russia was "critical."...

 2022-06-30 14:28 

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US Supreme Court limits the federal government's power to curb carbon emissions...

The US Supreme Court has ruled that the federal government's key environmental agency cannot set wide-ranging limits on greenhouse gasses....

 2022-06-30 13:19 

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Rodin's 'The Thinker' sells at auction...

Worldwide, about 40 casts exist of Auguste Rodin's world-famous bronze sculpture of a man lost in thought. Christie's auction house has just sold one of them for nearly $10 million....

 2022-06-30 12:50 

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Documenta panel discusses antisemitism, but without curators...

Following the controversy surrounding an Indonesian artwork featuring antisemitic imagery that was removed from the international art show, experts came together to discuss antisemitism and art....

 2022-06-30 12:34 

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Germany unveils plans for simpler legal gender change process...

Transgender people in Germany will have an easier time formally changing their name, according to new government plans. Self-determination would replace the current requirement for two expert reports and court approval....

 2022-06-30 12:27 

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Hong Kong: How tourism has changed since return to China...

25 years ago, Great Britain handed rule of Hong Kong over to China after the city had been a crown colony for 155 years. Since then, much has changed in the metropolis — including tourism....

 2022-06-30 12:07 

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How bottom trawling hurts ocean life and speeds up climate change...

The destructive fishing practice destroys underwater ecosystems, kills marine life and kicks up soils needed to store carbon dioxide....

 2022-06-30 12:07 

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How bottom trawling hurts ocean life and speeds up climate change...

The destructive fishing practice destroys underwater ecosystems, kills marine life and kicks up soils needed to store carbon dioxide....

 2022-06-30 12:01 

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Sudan: Internet access disrupted ahead of Khartoum protests...

Authorities in Sudan shut down Khartoum's internet access as security forces were gearing up for a wave of protests that mark the anniversary of a toppled regime....

 2022-06-30 12:01 

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Sudan: Internet access disrupted as Khartoum protests...

Authorities in Sudan shut down Khartoum's internet access as security forces tried to prevent a wave of protests that mark the anniversary of a toppled regime....

 2022-06-30 12:01 

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Sudan: 5 dead in mass protests against army rule...

Thousands of people are taking part in protests to demand the military hand over power to civlians. At least five people were killed as security forces moved to quash the demonstrations....

 2022-06-30 11:49 

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Poland completes Belarus border wall to prevent migrant crossings...

The 186-kilometer long wall was built after Poland accused Belarus of "instrumentalizing" asylum-seekers in late 2021. Poland's prime minister claimed that the standoff was "the first sign" of Russia's war on Ukraine....

 2022-06-30 11:18 

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Israel dissolves parliament, sets November election...

Israel is heading to its fifth election in less than four years after the collapse of the government. Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, who leads a center-left party, is set to take over as interim prime minister....

 2022-06-30 10:42 

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Philippines: What the future holds under Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s rule...

Rights groups and media outlets fear a continued climate of intolerance for dissent and shrinking civil liberties in the country....

 2022-06-30 10:18 

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German Mali mission: A crisis far from over...

Germany will be the largest provider of troops in Mali, following the UN's decision to extend its peace mission in Mali. But one important security measure will be missing after France's troop withdrawal this fall....

 2022-06-30 09:55 

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South Korea's new space program reaches for the sky...

Seoul has announced significant financial support for South Korea's aerospace sector after the launch of the nation's first domestically developed rocket and the successful deployment of satellites....

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